Cait Pansegrouw


AboutCait Pansegrouw

Cait Pansegrouw is a multi-talented producer and casting director that has worked internationally for the past 6 years. Cait is a SAFTA-winner with work that has travelled to Sundance, Berlinale, Venice, Durban and FESPACO, to name a few. In 2018 she was included on the Mail & Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans list. Her work has been supported by public and private funding globally. INXEBA (The Wound), which she produced and cast directed was screened at more than 60 festivals worldwide, winning 28 awards, including 6 SAFTAs. It was also selected as South Africa’s official entry for the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film in 2018, making it to the December shortlist of 9 films. Most recently, her feature film This Is Not A Burial, It’s A Resurrection, shot entirely in the remote mountains of Lesotho, was awarded the Jury Prize for Visionary Filmmaking at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, where it premiered. This film has gone on to win 26 more awards and continues to compete at festivals. In 2020, it was announced as Lesotho’s first ever entry to both the Oscars and the Golden Globes. Cait is a Durban Talents, Berlinale Talents, La Fabrique Cinema de L’Institut Francais, EAVE Producer’s Workshop and Biennale College – Cinema alumna. She also serves as Co-founder and Director of Artistic Operations for the Realness Institute, which seeks to foster a new wave of African cinema.